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Over 70,000 adults in Anne Arundel County lack the literacy skills needed to obtain a GED. The AACLC — Anne Arundel County Literacy Council— is transforming lives through free, convenient, individualized literacy and ESL instruction for adults and out-of-school youth.
Reading is a bridge"Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope." ~ Kofi Annan
Reading is freedom"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free." ~ Frederick Douglass
Reading is light"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark." ~ Victor Hugo
Reading is rebirth"When you learn to read you will be born again…and you will never be quite so alone again." ~ Rumer Godden
Readers become leaders"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader." ~ Margaret Fuller
Reading is traveling"Reading takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.” ~ Hazel Rochman
Reading is discovery“With words at your disposal, you can see more clearly. "Finding the words is another step in learning to see.” ~ Robin Kimmerer
Reading is learning“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” ~ B.B. King
Reading connects us“We read to know we are not alone.” ~ C.S. Lewis
Free literacy and ESL instruction for all adults and out-of-school youth in Anne Arundel County.
Convenient meeting times and locations for both student and tutor
Individualized instruction from a trained tutor based on the student’s personal reading level, goals, and interests.